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Prisoner of Tehran

February 22, 2019, 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Free
22Feb

Prisoner of Tehran

CAPITOL SEASON SHOW

Full Season package of all 12 shows = 20% discount
Half Season package of 6 shows = 10% discount

Regular: $30
Half Season (6+ shows): $7
Full Season (All 12): $24.00

Prisoner of Teheran is a unique collaboration between Marina Nemat and MOTUS O Dance Theatre. This performance is a synthesis of dance, theatre and story telling that deals with social justice on the theme of Oppression and Freedom. It is a multi-disciplinary performance with Marina’s character telling her story in her own words, based on her bestselling book, “Prisoner of Tehran”.

Marina Nemat was born in 1965 in Tehran, Iran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, she was arrested at the age of sixteen and spent more than two years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran, where she was tortured and came very close to execution. She came to Canada in 1991 and has called it home ever since. Her memoir of her life in Iran, Prisoner of Tehran, was published in Canada by Penguin Canada in 2007, has been published in 28 other countries, and is an international bestseller.

The presentation will be followed by a Q & A with the author, artists, and dancers.

Visit Motus O’s website here

Performance venue:

The Capitol Theatre

421 Victoria Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5R2
Phone: (250) 352-6363

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Details

Date:
February 22, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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